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30th Street Station Philadelphia, Philadelphia

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The 30th Street Station is the main railroad station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and one of the seven stations in Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's (SEPTA) Center City fare zone. It is also a major stop on Amtrak's (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) Northeast and Keystone Corridors.DescriptionThe station's address is 2955 Market Street. It sits across from the former United States Post Office-Main Branch. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Amtrak's code for the station is PHL. Its IATA Airport Code is ZFV on United because Amtrak's service to Newark Liberty International Airport is codeshared with United Airlines.Of the 24 Pennsylvania stations served by Amtrak, the 30th Street Station was by far the busiest for the Fiscal Year 2013, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 11,303 passengers daily (almost twice the number of passengers of the other 23 Pennsylvania stations combined) and is Amtrak's overall 3rd-busiest station.
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  • The 30th St. Station is one of the great railway facilities in the US. Architecturally, it is a blend of Art Deco and NeoClassical. The central concourse is vast. Currently the exterior of the buildin...  read more »
  • 30th Street Station Philadelphia - the central train station of Philly. A huge building with the highest ceiling possible. You have both local and long distance trains serving the city. 
  • In addition to functional station, for being the arrival point of many cities like Washington and NEW YORK, is also very beautiful. Historic building, well heeled. Offers some fast food style restaurants and a few shops. But beware: it is not as big and impressive as the stations of NY and DC. I don't think that deserves a visit, if not in fact your point of arrival or departure of the city.
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